Operating Safely In Hazardous Environments / Edition 1

Operating Safely In Hazardous Environments / Edition 1

by COCCIARDI
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763714526

ISBN-13: 9780763714529

Pub. Date: 09/01/2000

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Operating Safely in Hazardous Environments covers the necessary concepts, details, and technical information critical to teaching and learning how to work safely. This text is ideal for training and educating populations entering a variety of hazardous environments such as hazardous waste operations, permit required confined spaces, emergency response situations,

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Overview

Operating Safely in Hazardous Environments covers the necessary concepts, details, and technical information critical to teaching and learning how to work safely. This text is ideal for training and educating populations entering a variety of hazardous environments such as hazardous waste operations, permit required confined spaces, emergency response situations, toxic material work, work at heights, and work within other immediately dangerous or hazardous areas. Students will be informed on common characteristics and operations of these environments (e.g. proper use of a respirator, or use of toxic materials monitoring equipment).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763714529
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Public and Occupational Safety and Health: A Historical Perspective1
Chapter 2Current Regulations, Regulatory Agencies and Professional Associations: Roles and Responsibilities13
Chapter 3Recognizing and Identifying Hazardous Environments31
Chapter 4Recognizing and Identifying Hazardous Materials47
Chapter 5Quantifying Hazardous Environments69
Chapter 6Protective Planning105
Chapter 7Personal Protective Equipment133
Chapter 8Decontamination159
Chapter 9Responding To Emergencies169
Chapter 10Medical Monitoring and Occupational Health195
Chapter 11Personal Safety213
Appendix ABloodborne Pathogen Information233
Appendix BSubstance Information: Asbestos and the Asbestos Standard Summary237
Appendix CSubstance Information: Lead and the Lead Standard Summary241
Index255

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